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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I actually like Ta Som BETTER than Ta Prohm. What a peaceful, beautiful spot! Make sure you walk the entire grounds to the very back. It was a special, unexpected surprise! Ta Som really was one of our most-loved temples from our visit. I whole-heartedly...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

This was the only temple we encountered children selling to tourists inside the site. Please remember though, school is compulsory from the age of 6. If you must buy from these families, buy from the adults rather than the children. The temple is small, but...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Not as famous as Ta Prohm with its association of Tomb raider, this rustic and semi derelict temple with its Bayon faces in the Grand Circuit is well worth a visit. It has tree growing out of the ruin similar to Ta Prohm and hence...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’ve said this about a few temples, but this has a stark resemblance and feel to Ta Prohm without the massive crowds. This one won’t take you very long to examine but you’ll rather want to go slow and take many pics as the trees...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 28 September 2018

It is really small temple comparing to the rest in this location. Also not many people really visit it. We had our private TucTuc so we were free to move and cover all temples there. However not all tour will take you there.

Thank TravElkouteini
Reviewed 19 September 2018

It's a small temple, and it emits a different kind of ambience from other temples. The carvings were fascinating too.

Thank SuperwusirsirA
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This is a small temple far away from the main temples although on the big circuit not many of the large tour buses stop here so relatively quiet,On the entrance gate tower there are smiling faces as in Bayon,once inside the main temple building is...More

Thank scubacol11
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

My favourite on the grand circuit - the Bayon faces are amazing and I love how it hasn’t been restored and left to the jungle. Really beautiful temple.

Thank KellyS3210
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Tiny version of Ta Prohm. Attraction is the doorway at the back with massive tree growing around it with "Bayon" face statue above it. Major photo-op.

Thank traveller4576
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Ta Som is a small temple, built at the end of the 12th century. Located north east of Angkor Thom and just close of Neak Pean. Part of a Grand Circuit Tour. Lesser known, enjoy trees and other vegetation growth. Largely unrestored.

Thank sorabh
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Although Ta Som is part of the Grand Circuit, it is frequently skipped by tourists who are more interested in visiting the better-known temples around. The temple was left largely unrestored, with numerous trees and other vegetation growing among the ruins.I personally like this place...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Must next 2nd fav with bayon temple. Sadly didnt manage to avoid the tuk tuk tourist trap resturant there , so aft some nego i pay $4 instead of $7 for the foods🤦🏻‍♀️ but overall great temple visit. Tip: local price of mineral water 500ml(+-)...More

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